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Bogle: “New Fiduciary Rule is Just the Beginning”

    Bogle: “New Fiduciary Rule is Just the Beginning”

We hold these fiduciaries to be self-evident… This is not the beginning of the end, it is the end of the beginning…

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New Fiduciary Rule: What the DOL Got Right, Came Close on, and Missed Entirely

    New Fiduciary Rule: What the DOL Got Right, Came Close on, and Missed Entirely

Any regulation that requires 10 pages of explanation for every page of regulation is bound to have something good, something not-quite-good-enough, and something not-so-good.

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Fact or Fiction: Are Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Reluctant to Start 401k Plans?

    Fact or Fiction: Are Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Reluctant to Start 401k Plans?

Time constraints, compliance complexity, and costs impede the creation of 401k plans in smaller businesses.

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White House Retirement Plan Budget Proposal Buzz Fizzles Flat with Experienced Pros

    White House Retirement Plan Budget Proposal Buzz Fizzles Flat with Experienced Pros

Solving a political meme does not solve the problem.

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State-Sponsored Private Employee Retirement Plans First Step Towards Nationalized Retirement?

    State-Sponsored Private Employee Retirement Plans First Step Towards Nationalized Retirement?

Will the intrusion of government-sponsored retirement products unify a House currently divided by the Fiduciary Standard?

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Will New DOL Rule Contain Fiduciary Surprise for 401k Recordkeepers?

    Will New DOL Rule Contain Fiduciary Surprise for 401k Recordkeepers?

While everyone’s talking about the potential impact the DOL’s proposed new Fiduciary Rule will have on IRAs and the brokerage industry, the greater impact may be on recordkeepers within the 401k industry.

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DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

    DOL Fiduciary Rule as Proposed May Not Stop Investor Losses as Claimed

The DOL is poised to endorse the continued use of the very fees it claims are costing retirement savers billions per year.

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A Fiduciary Solution to the Social Security Problem

    A Fiduciary Solution to the Social Security Problem

Ultimately, to survive, Social Security must evolve into a defined contribution system and away from its current Ponzi Scheme structure.

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How Should a Fiduciary Treat Social Security in Retirement Planning – A Generational Overview

    How Should a Fiduciary Treat Social Security in Retirement Planning – A Generational Overview

Perhaps, when planning for retirement, self-security is more important than Social Security.

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When Must a Fiduciary Just Say “No” to a Client?

When it comes to being a fiduciary, the customer is, most assuredly, not always right.

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